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Flinders Street Station’s Historic Subways To Be Upgraded Litchfield National Park Receives A $12.1 Million Boost Northern Territory Govt Awards Final Construction Tender For PET Scanner Project Capital City High Speed Rail Fits In With Suburban Networks Railways Must Not Be Dispensed With For Very Good Reasons North Sydney-Emu Plains Line Via Castle Hill Stations And Details East End Tram Extension To Include 4 New Stops Why Federal Politicians Want To Cut Heavy Railway Lines Bass Strait Rail Ferry Or Rail Tunnel? Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains
 
Flinders Street Station’s Historic Subways To Be Upgraded

Flinders Street Station’s Historic Subways To Be Upgraded

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan Facelift For Flinders Street Station’s Historic Subways Victor P Taffa Flinders Street Station’s historic Degraves and Elizabeth Street subways will undergo their biggest makeover in more than 100 years as part of the Andrews Government’s improvements at Victoria’s busiest station. “New Yarra entrance and upgrades to the subways […]

Litchfield National Park Receives A $12.1 Million Boost

Litchfield National Park Receives A $12.1 Million Boost

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss $12.1 Million Boost For Litchfield Adventure Park Victor P Taffa Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss announced today a $12.1 Million boost to open up new areas of Litchfield National Park to visitors, working with key stakeholders. Investment will open up 5 stunning new swimming […]

Northern Territory Govt Awards Final Construction Tender For PET Scanner Project

Northern Territory Govt Awards Final Construction Tender For PET Scanner Project

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Pet Scanner Project Steps Ahead Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is delivering high quality cancer treatment and diagnosis services with the final construction tender for the PET Scanner Project awarded. Minister for Health Natasha Fyles today announced Sitzler had been awarded the $10.5 Million contract to expand […]

Capital City High Speed Rail Fits In With Suburban Networks

Capital City High Speed Rail Fits In With Suburban Networks

High Speed Rail Operates On Heavy Rail Tracks Victor P Taffa Capital City-Capital City High Speed Rail (HSR Aka Japan’s Bullet Train) is essentially a Heavy Rail Train that operates at 500 km/h. Capital City-Capital City High Speed Rail includes a Roll-on Roll-off Rail Ferry across Bass Strait. HSR travels on Heavy Rail Tracks that […]

Railways Must Not Be Dispensed With For Very Good Reasons

Railways Must Not Be Dispensed With For Very Good Reasons

Railway Facts And Figures Victor P Taffa Railway Planners and Politicians who do not know or ignore the Past cannot Plan for the Present let alone the Future. Given what has gone on with closure of Branch Railways throughout New South Wales it would seem rather mad capped for the North West Railway Line under […]

North Sydney-Emu Plains Line Via Castle Hill Stations And Details

North Sydney-Emu Plains Line Via Castle Hill Stations And Details

North West Heavy Rail Line As A Through Line From Day 1 Victor P Taffa North West Railway Line that is under construction will provide a far more effective Railway Line with many more services for commuters as a Through Line than a Branch Line. East Hills Line until 1984 was a Branch Line. Population […]

East End Tram Extension To Include 4 New Stops

East End Tram Extension To Include 4 New Stops

South Australia Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Stephen Mullighan Contract Awarded For East End Tram Extension Victor P Taffa Night works for the City Tram Extension Project will begin this weekend, after the major contract was awarded to Downer York Joint Venture a consortia consisting of Downer EDI Works and South Australian company, York Civil. […]

Why Federal Politicians Want To Cut Heavy Railway Lines

Why Federal Politicians Want To Cut Heavy Railway Lines

SAY YES TO HEAVY RAIL: SAY NO TO METRO RAIL Victor P Taffa         Country New South Wales had many Branch Railway Lines closed and replaced by more costly bus services. The Newcastle Line is next and it would seem that this policy is driven by Baron Richard Beeching in the U.K. […]

Bass Strait Rail Ferry Or Rail Tunnel?

Bass Strait Rail Ferry Or Rail Tunnel?

Bass Strait Rail Transport Options Victor P Taffa Currently the Car Ferry that operates across Bass Strait between Victoria and Tasmania is full during peak season. A Rail Ferry that also operates across Bass Strait would increase investment in Tasmania and build the economies of South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania. When discussing the idea of […]

Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains

Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains

Victor P Taffa Sydney Harbour Bridge opened on 19 March 1932 catering for 6 undivided road lanes and 4 Railway Lines. 2 Western side Railway Lines continue to take trains to and from the North Shore. 2 Eastern side Railway Lines were intended initially for a Railway to the Northern Beaches that was abandoned in […]

Mackay Receives Funding For Disaster Relief Repairs

Mackay Receives Funding For Disaster Relief Repairs

22 May 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk $13.42 Million To Fix Disaster Damage Around Mackay Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced $13.42 Million to fix disaster damage around Mackay. Money will be spent at Lambert’s Beach, St. Helens Beach, Midge Point Beach and for the Mackay Bluewater Trail and Queens Park. $4.562 Million is being provided […]

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Mackay’s New Fire And Rescue Station Opened By Premier

Mackay’s New Fire And Rescue Station Opened By Premier

22 May 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Premier Opens Mackay’s New $7 Million Fire And Rescue Station Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today officially opened Mackay’s new $7.2 Million Fire and Rescue Station, ensuring the growing city has the emergency services infrastructure it needs well into the future. Premier Palaszczuk was joined by Fire and Emergency Services […]

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Eastern Health Breast And Cancer Centre Opened By Minister

Eastern Health Breast And Cancer Centre Opened By Minister

22 May 2018

Victoria Minister for Health Jill Hennessy Better Quicker Breast Cancer Care In Melbourne’s East Victor P Taffa Thousands more women in Melbourne’s east now have easier access to life-saving breast cancer screening and care on their doorstep thanks to the Andrews Government. “We’re proud to have delivered on our election pledge to build a first-class […]

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Kevin Lyons QC Appointed As Judge Of The Supreme Court

Kevin Lyons QC Appointed As Judge Of The Supreme Court

22 May 2018

Victoria Attorney-General Martin Pakula New Judge Appointed To Supreme Court Victor P Taffa Andrews Government today announced the appointment of leading commercial barrister Kevin Lyons QC as a judge of the Supreme Court. “Mr. Lyons brings a wealth of legal experience to his new role, after a distinguished career as a barrister working in contract, […]

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Total Crop Values In 2016-17 Up By 20 % Compared With Previous Year

Total Crop Values In 2016-17 Up By 20 % Compared With Previous Year

21 May 2018

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Bumper Crop Production For 2016-17 Victor P Taffa Australian agriculture had a bumper year in 2016-17, according to data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) which showed a 9 % increase in value to $60.8 Billion. ABS Director of Environment and Agriculture Statistics, Lauren Binns, said the data […]

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Agricultural Water Use Up By 4% In 2016-17

Agricultural Water Use Up By 4% In 2016-17

21 May 2018

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Increased Agricultural Water Use In 2016-17 Victor P Taffa Australian farmers increased their water use in 2016-17, according to data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). “Compared with the previous year, the total agricultural area watered increased by 4 % to 2.2 Million ha.” ABS Director of Environment […]

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Applications For Darwin Arts Round 3 Funding Open Until 18 June 2018

Applications For Darwin Arts Round 3 Funding Open Until 18 June 2018

21 May 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss Turbocharging Live Darwin Arts Program Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government, through the Turbocharging Tourism $103 Million stimulus package, is investing an additional $500,000 to enrich and activate the Darwin CBD. Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss announced today the additional funding for Live Darwin […]

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EOI For Darwin Water Park Open Until 22 August 2018

EOI For Darwin Water Park Open Until 22 August 2018

21 May 2018

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner More Tourists And Jobs As Darwin Water Park Takes A Big Step Forward Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government’s Darwin CBD-revitalising, job-creating investments have taken another major leap forward with a preferred site nominated and Expressions of Interest (EOI) called for the development of an international standard water theme […]

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Palaszczuk Govt Provides Support To A Burdekin Business For Melon Exports

Palaszczuk Govt Provides Support To A Burdekin Business For Melon Exports

20 May 2018

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner North Queensland Melons To Hit Asian Markets Thanks To Funding Boost Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government is helping a Burdekin business conquer the international market. Burdekin’s VFPlus Pty Ltd is developing exports of high-quality melons out of North Queensland to Japan and Singapore, after being […]

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90 New Fire Appliances Rolled Out Across Queensland This Financial Year

90 New Fire Appliances Rolled Out Across Queensland This Financial Year

20 May 2018

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford New Fleet Of Queensland Built QFES Appliances Deployed Statewide Victor P Taffa More than 90 new fire appliances have been rolled out across the state this financial year with more to come, under a $40 Million Palaszczuk Government commitment to renew QFES’ fleet. Fire and Emergency […]

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Applications For Gas Exploration Open Until 15 February 2019

Applications For Gas Exploration Open Until 15 February 2019

20 May 2018

Victoria Minister for Resources Tim Pallas Offshore Gas Exploration To Build Future Supply Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has today released 5 new oil and gas exploration blocks to help build long-term supply of gas for Victorian homes and businesses. “Many Victorian homes and businesses rely on gas and we support new exploration and development […]

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Melbourne’s Festival Hall To Receive Heritage Protection

Melbourne’s Festival Hall To Receive Heritage Protection

20 May 2018

Victoria Minister for Planning Richard Wynne Protecting A Much-Loved Victorian Icon Victor P Taffa Melbourne’s famed Festival Hall is a step closer to receiving heritage protection. “Nothing speaks to Melbourne’s arts, music and sporting culture quite like Festival Hall. It has a proud history, and heritage protection will give it a safe and secure future […]

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500,000 Jobs Created In New South Wales Over 7 Years

500,000 Jobs Created In New South Wales Over 7 Years

19 May 2018

New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet Half A Million Jobs Created In New South Wales Since 2011 Victor P Taffa A record-breaking 500,000 new jobs have been created since the New South Wales Liberals & Nationals were elected in April 2011. Jobs boom has been driven by increased female participation, which has reached an all-time […]

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25 New Firefighters Welcomed In New South Wales For 2018

25 New Firefighters Welcomed In New South Wales For 2018

19 May 2018

New South Wales Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant New South Wales Welcomes 25 New Firefighters Victor P Taffa 25 new firefighters were today welcomed into the ranks of Fire & Rescue New South Wales (FRNSW), having proven their abilities over months of intense training. State’s newest firefighting recruits include a movie stunt performer, an […]

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BMX Membership Up 200 % Since Inclusion As Olympic Medal Sport In 2008

BMX Membership Up 200 % Since Inclusion As Olympic Medal Sport In 2008

19 May 2018

Tasmania Minister for Sport and Recreation Jacquie Petrusma Wheels Turn At BMX State Titles Victor P Taffa Hundreds of competitors have hit the track for the 2018 Tasmanian BMX State Titles at the Southern City BMX Club in Berriedale, Minister for Sport and Recreation Jacquie Petrusma said. “Hodgman Government is a strong supporter of sport […]

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Hodgman Govt To Freeze Inland Trout Licence Fees At 2017-18 Prices

Hodgman Govt To Freeze Inland Trout Licence Fees At 2017-18 Prices

19 May 2018

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Sarah Courtney Trout Licence Fees To Be Frozen For 4 Years Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is delivering on its $300,000 commitment to freeze inland trout licence fees at 2017-18 prices, Minister for Primary Industries and Water Sarah Courtney said. Commitment to keep fees at the same price […]

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Kununurra Earbus Program Official Launch By Minister

Kununurra Earbus Program Official Launch By Minister

18 May 2018

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook McGowan Government Expands Ear Health Services In The Kimberley Victor P Taffa McGowan Government delivers on key election commitment to Aboriginal ear health in the Kimberley Earbus program set to expand thanks to $2.7 Million commitment over 3 years Initiative brings a tailored service model to remote Aboriginal […]

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Vincent Fire And Rescue Station Opened By Minister

Vincent Fire And Rescue Station Opened By Minister

18 May 2018

Western Australia Minister for Emergency Services Francis Logan New Fire Station To Bolster Perth CBD Emergency Response Victor P Taffa State’s newest $19 Million fire station has officially opened in West Perth New station will address high demand for emergency services in Perth and surrounds Vincent station will ease the burden on Perth Fire Station, […]

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Queensland’s Drought Declared Area Falls To 66%

Queensland’s Drought Declared Area Falls To 66%

18 May 2018

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner Queensland’s Drought-Declared Area Falls After Summer Rains Victor P Taffa Welcome summer rainfall has reduced the total area of Queensland that is drought-declared. However, more than half of the state remains in the grips of the long dry spell as Queensland enters its sixth year […]

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Moreton Bay Now Linked To The South East Queensland Water Grid

Moreton Bay Now Linked To The South East Queensland Water Grid

18 May 2018

Queensland Minister for Natural Resources Anthony Lynham Moreton Bay Joins The Water Club Grid Victor P Taffa Around 100,000 Moreton Bay region residents are now new members of a growing club, residents with a secure drinking water supply from the south-east Queensland water grid. Natural Resources Minister Dr. Anthony Lynham said an extra 100,000 people […]

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